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W2 Media Moving Ahead!

Hello W2 family!

 

We are happy to announce that W2 Media has secured an interim office space at #308—877 East Hastings St that we will be sharing with our program partners VIMAF, rpm.fm and InDigital, and Salish Seas Summer Stage.

 

From here, we will continue to develop and produce programs, upcoming events and the VIMAF 2013 Festival. We look…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on May 22, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Member Advisory - UPDATE: Save W2 / Stop the Eviction

We invite and encourage you to sign the attached letter in support of the demands, and to share this appeal with your networks. It is really easy with our online letter here: ow.ly/1RFyMe

Simply save it to your desktop…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on February 4, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Rolling the Dice: Protecting Vancouver’s Cultural Spaces

Waldorf Hotel Tiki Bar, Thursday, Jan 17, 8pm

Proceeds support W2 Legal Fund.

RSVP on Facebook

The past month has seen the threatened closure of the two most innovative culture hubs in Vancouver, W2 and the Waldorf Hotel. Affected artists…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on January 17, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

Member Advisory: W2Belongs2Me Update and Meetings

Hi #W2Belongs2Me members!



Thank you so much for your support over the past month. It’s been a lot of drama, but we’re still alive & kicking —and going mobile!



We’re still faced with severely limited access to the W2 space at Woodwards and a regrettable…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on January 9, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Job Posting: Bookkeeper

W2 is a 10,000 square-foot urban digital culture centre in the Woodward's Atrium, committed to community cultural development in the DTES. W2 works for cross-cultural dialogue, social inclusion, and breaking the digital divide.

 

W2 Media Cafe is a cultural hub where digital art, food, culture and social inclusion intersect. W2 operates our social enterprise cafe as a front-porch to our 3-floor facility, and delivers creative technology programs and services for artists and…

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Added by lianne payne on July 8, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

W2 Morning Radio Project: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Girls and Women in Canada

Angela MacDougall will be cohosting the W2 Morning Radio Project this week on Tuesday and Wednesday. The program is broadcast on 102.7FM, from 7-8am, every weekday.

Angela has prepared a special report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Girls and Women in Canada, and the program is produced by…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on July 2, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Seventh Annual Canada Day Rally in Chinatown: Call for an Inclusive Just and Honourable Redress

 

 June 30, 2012 - For Immediate Release

 Seventh Annual Canada Day Rally in Chinatown:

Call for an Inclusive Just and Honourable Redress

Vancouver BC – Members of Head Tax Families Society of Canada (HTFSC) and supporters will gather on Canada Day…

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Added by Sid Tan on June 29, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Job Posting: Radio Producer (Crossmedia)

**REVISED POSTING**

Details: 14hr/week, may flex as additional funding provided.
 This position pays a living wage.

Reply to: radio@creativetechnology.org…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on May 1, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Job Posting: Two(2) VIMAF Policy Developers

Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival  …



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Added by W2 Woodwards on April 4, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Utopia Tech Talks at Lunch

The 2nd annual Utopia Festival of Women in Digital Culture continues all week with a series of free lunch-time tech talks. Utopia showcases women in the Vancouver community making our future through technology. Occuring every day from 12-1:30pm, these talks feature special guests and plenty of space for discussing and learning. Have lunch at W2 Media Cafe ($5-8) or just show up to hang out and meet interesting people.…



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Added by W2 Woodwards on March 6, 2012 at 5:18pm — No Comments

UTOPIA: 2nd Annual Festival of Women in Digital Culture

Schedule of Events

March 3-10, 2012 •…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on March 3, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

UTOPIA: Call for submissions of women digital artists

UTOPIA: 2nd Annual Festival of Women in Digital Culture

First deadline: February 1; final deadline Feb 13, 2012. Submit ASAP!

Media artists, mobile technology, gaming, video + VJs, electronic music (DJs and producers), hackers, writers, educators, and you!…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on January 27, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

W2 LIGHTS NYE 2012

More than 20 of the most innovative digital artists and producers working in western Canada are waiting for you at W2 Lights NYE 2012, in our new 3-level 10,000 square foot space in the Woodward's heritage building! 

Tickets are…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on December 30, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments

Urban Aboriginal Winter Festival Dialogue Circles

Urban Aboriginal Winter Festival Dialogue Circles


Dec 13-15, 2011
 12:00-2:00

W2 Media Cafe & Woodward's Atrium

111 West Hastings (at Abbott)

A Cultural Showcase with renowned Aboriginal Performing Artists, an Aboriginal Artisan Winter Sale, Hip Hop Bingo, Blues Review & Powwow, Film Night, Children's Art Program, Traditional Dancers, Traditional Tea ceremony, and nightly Aboriginal Long Table…

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Added by Debbie Krull on December 11, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

SFU Woodwards students job opening

ARE YOU A STUDENT AT SFU SCHOOL FOR THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS WITH A PASSION FOR COFFEE?



Wage scale: $10-12/hour, Part-time or Full-time available.

W2 has recently opened the doors to W2 Media Cafe, a 10,000 square-foot urban digital culture centre in the Woodward's Atrium. As part of our agreement with the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS), a W2 core member organization and a partner in W2 Media Cafe, we are committed to hiring 4 SFU students…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on October 27, 2011 at 6:25pm — No Comments

W2 Radio is On the Air



Vancouver Co-op Radio and W2 have joined democratic media forces to bring a new morning show to the airwaves – the W2 Morning Radio Project, broadcasting live from the 102.7FM frequency and online at www.coopradio.org weekday mornings from 6am – 8am.

 

Current programming includes coverage of #OccupyVancouver and the upcoming civic elections, plus…

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Added by Jessica Grajczyk on October 18, 2011 at 10:25pm — 2 Comments

Vancouver's WEPA crew brings Day of the Dead celebration to W2

Dustin Zwaryck, a.k.a. Gameboy of the Vancouver-based digital Cumbia music crew WEPA

 

There are places in this world where the dead get their own day - Mexico, is one example - and it is on that day that the living come together to celebrate those they've loved and lost, honouring their memory and offering…

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Added by Hilary Henegar on October 18, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

W2 Presents: The Hallow2een Black Light Series

W2 Community Media Arts Society is pleased to present the W2 Hallow2een Black Light Series!

 

* For more information on Black Light Passes, please visit the bottom of this page.

 

The series is a 3 Floor, 2 Stage indoor black light festival with 22+ Performers and Installations, showcasing emerging and established media artists and electronic music producers from Vancouver, and the world! Comprised of 4 separate…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on October 3, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

W2 September/October 2011 Programming

W2 Community Media Arts Society is pleased to present this program guide for September 2011. There's even more events that come up each week, as well as dozens of smaller meetings and events not listed. Check out our events page to stay abreast of larger public events. 

 

Sept 2CreativeMornings Vancouver…

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Added by W2 Woodwards on September 1, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

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